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at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life. i look at this crowd. i try to figure out how much he achieved so much while making personal and professional connections and lifelong friends all over the world. this beautiful light-filled rotunda is the perfect seting to celebrate chris's life. he was a true renaissance man and offered a lesson in modern day enlightenment to all he met. some say don't sweat the small stuff. chris was successful because he did pay attention to little details and common courtesis that showed the world that he cared. i think the roots of chris's enlightening character were evident when we were undergrads at cal. i would like to share examples. first of all we will start superficially on the topic of fashion. chris like many of our pledge class was from piedmont. i recall thinking what is up with piedmont. the khakis, penny loafers and button-down shirts? chris lived in the room across from mine. seemed he had adopted this as his uniform. but in hindsight i can see
we pledged the fraternity at uc berkeley in 1978. i want to first thank chris's family for allowing me the honor of speaking today as we celebrate chris's amazing life.
of examples from the uc berkeley archives in that regard. his typewriter. chris arrived at cal with a beautiful, fancy electric typewriter, a covetted object in that prelaptop and prepc era. chris decided that beautiful machine was too bulky and didn't like being tethered to an electrical outlet. one day he traded it for a little olivetti manual. he was so proud. he loved the tactile sense of klaking away, which he did well. he created great works. the next topic are shoes. as enlightened members of the ato fraternity, our class came up with an idea to have a great gatsby party every year. this was a major event where we had a band, pond and duck. chris wanted to dress the part and was delighted to find a snazzy pair of gaudy wing tips. he seemed undeterred by the fact these were golf spikes and that even after i mentioned to him that he would literally be cutting a rug if he wore those things, he bought them any way and unscrewed the spikes and danced up a storm. the floors needed refinishing any way. chris was one of the first people i knew in the prestarbucks era who bought
redevelopment project initiated by students at uc berkeley is now underway. students can see and hear the big changes on the south side of campus and the hall will be demolished making way for a whole new plaza. student leaders say they wanted the changes and they are looking forward to a newer sprawl plaza. >> sentially taxed themselves to pay for the project and the students paid 1/2 of the project. >> they will be located at the new hall when the project is completed in 2015. >>> williams smashed her racket several times during her painful loss to an american teenager. she hurt her back slowing down her serve causing obvious pain and many predict 16-year-old sloane stevens could become the next superstar. >>> and now a new menu items. they are concerned about the cost of beef so they are trying out what they call burritos. >>> -- that will be called burritos. >>> and in los gatos, it has been done at the eye -- eiffel towers and now they are stepping in but they are offering a romantic area to profess their love and they will discuss that option and many others. let's look at traffic and i
-dollar development project initiated by students at uc berkeley is underway. students returning to campus could see and hear the big changes on the south side of campus this will make way for a whole new plaza. workers moved into high gear over winter break. the students say they wanted the changes and are looking forward to a new lower sprewell plaza. >> this was initially introduced by students and they taxed themselves to pay for the project. >> the campus paid for half of the project and the students paid for the other half. >> student government and otherrants will be relocated to the echelon hall. >>> if you find yourself in a rocky romantic relationship, it could be related to how much sleep you are getting. the uc berkeley study says people who don't get enough sleep may not be expressing enough gratitude in their romantic relationships. sleepless people tend to be more self-centered and are too tired to express appreciation. expression of gratitude can lead to positive mental thinking and physical benefits. i'm not gonna say anything about my situation. [laughter] >> 8:23. let's go to sal
. rethink possible. >>> students returning to uc berkeley campus today for the start of a new semester are noticing some big changes on the side of the campus. christien kafton is live now where a major construction project is already changing the way students move around the campus. >> reporter: a lot of big changes you can see the sidewalk is closed. you can see the big sign that says this is an active construction zone. in the background you can see ezelman hall. ezelman hall will be have to be taken down to make room for a new building. crews work overnight. one of the crucial steps to demolishing the seismically unsafe building and building a whole new plaza. >> ezelman hall is going to be demolished starting in mid- march. we're going to be adding space to the mlk union here. we're going to be making to the plaza. >> reporter: worked kicked over high gear during the holiday break. students returning to class today noticed the changes right away. >> yeah we got e-mails about it that it was going to look different. >> and what do you think so far? >> i don't like it. because we hav
returning to uc berkeley campus today for the start of a new semester are noticing some big changes on the side of the campus. christien kafton is live now where a major construction project is already changing the way students move around the campus. >> reporter: a lot of big changes you can see the sidewalk is closed. you can see the big sign that says this is an active construction zone. in the background you can see ezelman hall. ezelman hall will be have to be taken down to make room for a new building. crews work overnight. one of the crucial steps to demolishing the seismically unsafe building and building a whole new plaza. >> ezelman hall is going to be demolished starting in mid- march. we're going to be adding space to the mlk union here. we're going to be making to the plaza. >> reporter: worked kicked over high gear during the holiday break. students returning to class today noticed the changes right away. >> yeah we got e-mails about it that it was going to look different. >> and what do you think so far? >> i don't like it. because we have to walk more. >> reporter: s
? ambassador chris stevens and flee others were killed. stevens grew up in the bay area and graduated from uc berkeley. hillary clinton was scheduled to testify last in but an illness, followed by a concussion and a blood clot forced her to postpone the appearance. >> it is coming up on 5:38. >> when we drove in we did not encounter any sprinkles but if those coming in and working more normal hours, maybe... >> do i hear a wistfulness when you say "normal hours." >> live doppler 7 hd from the last few hours shows the moisture plume developing over the ocean. we have only had a few sprinkles so far. how much warmer today than this time yesterday, four degrees warmer in san francisco, and 17 degrees warmer in napa, and ten degrees warmer in half moon bay, so we are in the mid-40's to low 50's, a frost-free morning. sprinkles through the 7:00 hour with low-to-upper 40's and rain developed by noon and low-to-mid 50's and wet weather gear in the afternoon. mid-to-upper 50's and the rain will taper to scattered light showers during the evening hours, and upper 40's to mid-50's. tomorrow we will hav
to become the first severely disabled student to attend uc berkeley. he also fought for disability rights. he headed the department of rehabilitation. ed roberts died in 1995. >>> in a report card published today, san francisco got an a minus for spending transparency. san francisco was listed only behind new york and chicago as one of three u.s. cities with a score of 90 or above. the report reviews the way that the nation's largest cities offer information to the public about budgets and other money matters. the board of supervisors says the city appreciates the recognition. >>> we're looking at more showers at there but nothing real heavy. it's been sort of light. and that's how it continues. low-grade showers, not enough to cause you concerns for flooding but not to slick up those roadways and mess up the afternoon commute. if you've been looking at the satellite, you can see all this moisture coming from the south. that's the subtropical air mass. temperatures the next couple of days are going to be on the mild side. look at the back edge right there. that's the edge of it. the syste
at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87 to cupertino, let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. a lot of 20s from lake county to the santa cruz mountains. some higher clouds coming in. beautiful sunrise. i think the damage is done here.
, everybody. bay area native and uc berksly graduate chris stevens was one of four killed in that attack on the consulate in libya. this morning hillary clinton meeting face-to-face with the senate foreign relations commit pep at issue, whether the state department ignored stevens' concerns about safety at
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